Bio

Hailing from Greensboro, NC, Addison Johnson is a singer, songwriter, and performer whose melodies and lyrics have captivated audiences worldwide. A true storyteller at heart, Addison’s songwriting is a fusion of personal experiences and the study and observation of the people and places who demonstrate the everyday human condition.

Inspired by icons like George Jones, Jerry Reed, and Jim Croce, Addison brings a style that is often noted as “too Country for Americana and too Americana for Country.” Because of that unique style, his music has traversed borders and resonated with a global audience. From local accolades to international recognition, Addison’s work has garnered praise for its authenticity and intricate details as he weaves tales set to music.

A seasoned performer, Addison has graced stages at renowned venues and festivals, captivating audiences with his entertaining and engaging acoustic performances that offer fans the opportunity to truly experience his music. The connection forged during live performances is a testament to Addison’s ability to make each person feel as though they’re the only one in the room.

Songwriting Credentials:

  • First Album Debuted on 2.27.21 at #3 on the iTunes Country Charts
  • Sophomore EP Debuted on 2.15.19 at #5 on the iTunes Country Charts
  • 1 3/4 Guns Up from Saving Country Music on “Dark Side of the Mountain” album, 2021
  • First EP Debuted on 2.9.16 at #11 on the iTunes Country Charts
  • ReverbNation Top 40 Country Artist (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
  • 14 Songs Recorded by Various Artists, including one with Billboard Chart Topper, Mitch Rossell
  • I’m Just a Song named Best Song of 2016 by Stop Pop Country
  • #20 on the Top 25 Country Songs of 2016 from esCountry.com
  • #24 on the Top 30 Country/Americana Albums of 2016 from Country Perspective
  • #59 on the Top 100 Country Albums of 2016 from Southern Rock Brasil

Notable Performances:

  • Opening Support for Jason Eady, Red Shahan, Chris Knight, Cody Canada, Kendell Marvel, Them Dirty Roses, Billy Don Burns, Dallas Moore, Ray Scott, Jamie Wyatt, Alex Williams, Confederate Railroad, Craig Campbell, William Michael Morgan, Buddy Jewell, Doug Stone, and many more
  • Grand Ole Opry Front Porch Series Artist with WSM 650
  • Headline Artist and Opening Support for Various Festivals, Fairs, and Events in both the United States and Europe
  • Grand Ole Opry Radio Station interviews with Bill Cody, including special appearances on Heartland TV
  • Scheduled for more than 200 national and international tour dates annually